The J.M. Smucker Company
While The J.M. Smucker Company has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it does vet suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. The company supports the Equality Act and has regularly donated to various advocacy groups such as the Human Rights Campaign and the Equality PAC. J.M. Smucker prohibits any donations to religiously affiliated charities. For these reasons, The J.M. Smucker Company receives a "High Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
The J.M. Smucker Company received a score of 95 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) (1). Among other requirements, this means that the company vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
The J.M. Smucker Company will not provide grants to religious or faith-based organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
The J.M. Smucker Company does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
The J.M. Smucker Company has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge (1). The company joined the #StopHateForProfit movement in 2020, a boycott of Facebook advertisement programs due to Facebook’s perceived weak stance on banning “hate speech” (2). J.M. Smucker is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
The J.M. Smucker Company PAC gave $2,900 to the Equality PAC in July 2022 (1).
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March 24, 2023
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